Peyssonnelia immersa Maggs & L.M.Irvine 1983

Olokunia immersa (Maggs & L.M.Irvine) Pestana, Lyra, Cassano & J.M.C.Nunes

Current name: Olokunia immersa (Maggs & L.M.Irvine) Pestana, Lyra, Cassano & J.M.C.Nunes
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Publication Details
Peyssonnelia immersa Maggs & L.M.Irvine 1983: 220, figs 1-22

Published in: Maggs, C.A. & Irvine, L.M. (1983). Peyssonnelia immersa sp. nov. (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta) from the British Isles and France, with a survey of infrageneric classification. British Phycological Journal 18: 219-238.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Olokunia immersa (Maggs & L.M.Irvine) Pestana, Lyra, Cassano & J.M.C.Nunes.

Type Information
Type locality: Carraroe, Co. Galway, Ireland; (Maggs & Irvine 1983: 220) Holotype: C.A. Maggs; 27 Aug 1981; about 30 plants on a razor shell; BM; sine numero (Maggs & Irvine 1983: 220) Notes: Isotypes: BM, GALW.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), submerged, imbedded, covered up, immersed (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 December 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 June 2024

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